We have done SO much to the boat to get it ready!!  We purchased the boat in 2001 in Sydney.  Since then, we have done pretty much a total refit.  There is very little that we haven't replaced, sometimes multiple times, or restored.  Here's what she looks like today....and a few pictures of where she came from.   After a few bucks (heaps) & a few months, here's what she looks like as of Dec 2004 sitting at dock. 

I couldn't begin to list everything that has been added, but a few of the highlights are:

Here are a few pictures of the boat as it is now  Paul says she is the "prettiest Roberts around".  Layout and plans for Cockatoo II


There's no thrill in easy sailing when the skies are clear and blue, there's no joy in merely doing things which anyone can do.  But there is some satisfaction that is mighty sweet to take, when you reach a destination that you never thought you'd make. - Anonymous quote